PressTV-Protest against Republican tax bill erupts in US cities


Thousands of protesters have carried out a demonstrations in major US cities to express their anger over the narrowly passed Republican tax bill that will offer huge tax cuts for US corporations and the wealthiest Americans.

Individuals of all ages and demographics marched on Monday in┬áChicago’s financial district, where clusters of banks, trusts, and other upper class Americans work.

The protesters carried signs and chanted for equality and for Republican senators to be held accountable for approving the sweeping tax overhaul.

They said the tax bill will make significant cuts to government-sponsored medical insurance and provides large tax breaks for some of the wealthiest people in the country.

“It’s a political genocide,” Beverley Kirks told Xinhua.

“They’re giving a lot of breaks to the upper class and they’re screwing over the working people,” Rafael Solis told the official Chinese news agency.

Many Chicago residents see this tax…

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